How To Enable AMD Virtual Super Resolution

The AMD Virtual Super Resolution is a feature that allows your favorite games to be played at an improved image quality. There is some algorithm involved that allows the games to be rendered at a higher resolution, even up to 4K, than what your monitor’s native resolution can handle. Once rendered at a higher resolution it will then rescale the images down to your monitor native resolution. This results in a higher quality image. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will show you how to enable AMD virtual super resolution setting in your computer.

Turn on AMD Virtual Super Resolution

When you turn on this feature it will improve the image quality of the game however it can also affect the performance of your computer. Several hardware components will come into play such as the processor used, type of AMD graphics card, and even the amount of RAM. Generally, if your computer has better high end components then you won’t really notice the dip in performance.

Time needed: 2 minutes.

Virtual Super Resolution

  1. Open the AMD Radeon Software.

    You can do this by right clicking anywhere on the desktop then left click on the AMD Radeon Software link.Enable AMD Virtual Super Resolution

  2. Click on the Display tab.

    This is the third tab from the left located on top of the window.Turn on AMD Virtual Super Resolution

  3. Enable the Virtual Super Resolution switch.

    You can do this by clicking on the switch. Your display will go blank for a few seconds.enable super virtual resolution

After performing the steps listed above you will successfully enable AMD Virtual Super Resolution setting on your computer.

Graphics card that supports AMD Virtual Super Resolution

Take note that the following graphics cards will support this feature. If your card is not on the list then you won’t be able to take advantage of this feature.

  • Radeon RX 5700 Series
  • Radeon R7 370 Series 
  • Radeon VII
  • Radeon R7 360 Series
  • Radeon RX Vega Series
  • Radeon R7 260 Series
  • Radeon RX 500 Series
  • AMD Radeon Pro Duo
  • Radeon RX 400 Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 Fury Series
  • Radeon R9 390 Series 
  • AMD Radeon R9 Nano
  • Radeon R9 380 Series 
  • AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series
  • Radeon R9 295X2
  • AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series
  • Radeon R9 290 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7790 Series
  • Radeon R9 280 Series
  • AMD A-Series 7400K Desktop APUs and above
  • Radeon R9 270 Series

Supported Resolutions

How high the virtual resolution you can enjoy will depend on your monitor’s native resolution. If your monitor has a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60Hz then the virtual resolution support is 2560 x 1440, 3200 x 1800, and 3840 x 2160. If your monitor has a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 120Hz then the virtual resolution support is ​1920 x 1200 at 120Hz or 2048 x 1536 at 120Hz.

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